A WODOW IN HER GARNEN WITH A PROJECT OFFICER
TRAINING LOCAL LEADERS ON MATERNAL HEALTH RIGHTS
ORPPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN DURING SCHOOL VISITING DAY
KAGUMU PROJECT OFFICER MONITORING A CABBAGE DEMONSTRATION G

PROVIDE HEALTH SERVICES

Despite the improvements in the health of Uganda’s population over the years, the country is still far from the ultimate goal of health for all. The major challenge has been the high fertility in the country which has resulted into many poor health indicators such as maternal mortality ratio, infant and child mortality rates, under-nutrition among children below 5 years and women of reproductive age has remained high. Whereas the trends in health sector performance indicators reveal an improvement over the years. Uganda’s under-5 mortality rate has reduced over the years from 152 to 137 in 2006 and to 90/1000 live births, HIV/AIDS and TB, Malaria, Non communicable diseases such as high blood pressure, cancers, diabetes, injuries and disabilities, genetic diseases and others are on the increase. Based on the above health issues, the organization execute the following:

1.    Operates a health Centre in the names of Kagumu Health Centre III which provides compressive health services ranging from OPD, in patient, antenatal, maternity, immunization, Family planning, dental eye care, HIV/AIDS and TB counseling and testing including STI/STDs.

2.    Distribute long lasting insecticide treated nets to pregnant mothers and children less than five years.

3.    Train youth in school on malaria prevention and management strategies among

4.    Hold community health education out reaches on appropriate hygiene and sanitation practices (water purification, waste management etc.)

5.    Train youth in school on HIV prevention and management strategies

6.    Community based HCT and referral

7.    Initiating People Needing treatment on ART

8.    promoting consistent and correct use of condoms

9.    Strengthening sexual behavior change communication events to address social-cultural, gender and other drive education or of HIV infection.

10.Train counseling aides to provide support and home based care supporting HIV/AIDS affected Households

11.Train Adolescent girls and young women on family planning and HIV.

12.Strengthening sexual behavior change communication events to address social-cultural, gender and other drivers of HIV infection.

13.Train counseling aides to provide support and home based care supporting HIV/AIDS affected Households

14.Train Adolescent girls and young women provided planning knowledge and skills on family planning and HIV

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